Recruitment of various post in INTEGRAL COACH FACTORY, CHENNAI

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Office  of the  Principal

Chief Personnel  Officer



ONLINE  applications are invited from  eligible candidates  for engagement as Act Apprentices for imparting  training  under  the Apprentices Act-1961 & RBE.No.120/2015  dated  06.10.2015  in the  designated  trades  at  Integral Coach Factory,  duly  giving  preference   to  candidates  from   Tamil  Nadu.  Applications completed in all respects should be  submitted  online till 26/07/2022  by  visiting ICF web  portal

(i) Candidates  with  qualifications   viz. Engineering   Degree  / Diploma  and
Course Completed Act Apprentices are not eligible to apply.
(ii)This notification is purely for giving Apprenticeship training and not for employment.
(iii) In  case   of   any  clarification,  candidates  may contact  044-26147708 during office hours only i.e. from 09:30 to 17:30 hrs on week days and from 09:30 to 12:25 hrs on Saturdays.
Vacancies   are   reserved   for  persons  with  disability  under  the  following physical standards as per extant provisions. Training in the relevant trade will  be subject to permissible disability in the trade as noted below:
Abbreviations: OL–One Leg, BL–Both Legs, LV–Lower vision, HH– Hard of Hearing.
2.1 Definition of Disabilities:
(a) Blindness: Blindness refers  to a condition where a person suffers  from  any of the following conditions, namely
(i) Total absence of sight; or
(ii)  Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses.
(iii) Limitation of the field  of vision subtending an angle of 20  degree or worse.
Low   vision: “Person  with low  vision”  means a person with impairment of  visual functioning  even after  treatment or standard refractive  corrective but who uses or is potentially capable of using  vision for the  planning  or execution  of  a task with appropriate assistive device.
(b) Hearing Impairment:  “Hearing  impairment”  means loss of 60  decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of  frequencies. Hearing impairment would also include persons who are deaf and dumb.
(c)  Locomotor  disability:  “Locomotor  disability”  means  disability of  the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial  restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy. 
Cerebral Palsy: “Cerebral  Palsy”  means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal or infant period of development.
All the cases of orthopedically handicapped persons would be  covered under the category of “locomotor disability or cerebral palsy”.
Only such  persons  would be  eligible for reservation in services/posts who suffers from not less than 40% of relevant disability.
2.2  Disability certificates:
A   physically  handicapped   person  who  wants   to  avail  the  benefits   of reservation would have to submit  disability certificate issued by  the central/state government.
2.3    Sources of  engagement of  Act Apprentices (As per Railway Board’s letter
No.E(MPP) 2001/6/7 dated 22.07.2002).
1. Nearest Employment Exchanges.
2. SC/ST Organisations.
3. ITIs wherever existing and
4. Wards of Railway employees.
The applicants  who have registered  with  a local employment  exchange falling  within  the  State   of  Tamilnadu  alone  are  eligible to  apply.  The date  of registration with local employment exchange should not be  beyond the last date of receipt of the application.
However, this condition does not apply to wards of  Railway employee who at  the  time  of   document  verification   have  to  submit   a  copy    of   Identity Card/‘SERVICE CERTIFICATE’ of the Railway Employee which should be  attested by the Gazetted Officer of the concerned unit in which the Railway employee is/was working.
3.1 Age :   15 to 24 years.
Age of the candidate will be reckoned as on 26.07.2022.
The upper age limit is relaxable by  3  years  for OBC  candidates, 5  years for SC/ST candidates and 10  years  for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), candidates. 
3.2 Minimum Educational  Qualification&  Training Period
Note:  (i)  Candidates  selected for training   will  not be   allowed to  withdraw  from training  except for reasons, which are beyond their control. Before commencement of the training, the candidates have to execute a contract of Apprenticeship.
(ii) Those who willfully absent themselves are liable to refund  the whole cost of  their training as  well   as the amount paid as  stipend as  determined by   the Central Apprenticeship Adviser.
3.3 Rate  of  stipend:
1. Freshers – School pass-outs (class 10th)                   ₹ 6000/- (per month)
2. Freshers – School pass-outs (class 12th)                   ₹ 7000/- (per month)
3. Ex-ITI    – National or State certificate holder        ₹ 7000/- (per month)
Note: During the second year of apprenticeship training, there shall be  an increase of 10  percent in the prescribed minimum stipend amount and further 15  percent increase  in  the  prescribed minimum stipend  amount  during  the  third  year of apprenticeship training. 
In the  case  of  National or State  Certificate  holder, the  period of  training already undergone by  him or her shall be  taken into account for the purpose of determining the minimum payable rate of stipend.
Facility   for   submission   of    online   application   will    be    available   from
27/06/2022     to   26/07/2022     till    17:30   hrs    on   ICF      website
(i) Application will be  accepted only through online mode.
(ii)  Candidates   who  wish  to  apply  need  to  log   on  to  the  ICF   web   porta
(iii)Candidates should read the notification  thoroughly and  fill  in the online application  form  correctly  &  submit.  Before  filling  the  application form, candidates  should  keep ready all the  relevant documents/certificates  and image of recent passport size photograph (not more than 200 KB) in jpg/jpeg format to fill the required data and to upload the photograph.
(iv) System   generated   registration   number   is   the   candidate’s    individual Registration ID. The password to generate acknowledgement is the date of birth.
For login purpose,  candidates  should  use  the  online registration  number generated, with password as date of birth in “ddmmyyyy” format.
(v)  A processing fee  of ₹100/-  + service charges as applicable (non-refundable) is to be  paid through online mode. No application fee  is required to be  paid by SC/ST/PwBD/Women candidates.
(vi) No   request of   refund of   fee once remitted  by   the  candidate will be entertained by  ICF  under any circumstances.
(vii) Before clicking the submit button, the candidate is advised to check whether the details fed in are correct.
(viii) Processing Fee Payment instruction (For candidates other than SC/ST/PwBD/Women):   After   successful   payment  of   processing  fee    of Rs.100/-  through online, a unique Transaction  ID starting with ‘DU’ will be sent  by    payment   gateway  system   to  the   registered   mobile  number. Candidates  should preserve this Transaction  ID  for future references of payment detail.
(ix) Candidates  are NOT  required to send/submit  any documents  including system generated  application  form to ICF  through Post/e-mail/FAX/By hand.
(x)  After final  submission, candidates can generate the acknowledgement form from  the system.  The candidates are advised to take a printout of  the acknowledgement  generated  by   the  system  which is  required to  be submitted at the time of  Document Verification. 
4.2  Mode of  Communication:  All communication from  ICF  administration will be  sent by  SMS  or e-mail only and the select/eligible list will be  uploaded in ICF  web   portal  All SMS  communications from  ICF Administration   will   be   from   7397755127,  7397755128,  7397755129,
7397755130, 7397755131, 7397755132, 7397755133 and 7397755134 and will  only be  made to the mobile numbers mentioned in the application. These numbers  are connected to a system for generating  SMS.   Any calls made to these numbers will  not be  answered. All e-mails will  be  sent by  the administration    only   from    Candidates   should maintain the same mobile number & e-mail id  till the selection is completed
&    ICF     administration   will     not   be     responsible   for   non-receipt   of
communication due to change in his/her mobile number or e-mail id. Candidates   are  advised  to  visit  
5. MODE OF  ENGAGEMENT: The merit list will be  based on marks obtained inStd X.
5.1 Consideration  when marks are equal: In the case of two candidates  having the same marks, the candidate having older age shall be  preferred.  In case the dates of  birth  are also same, then  the  candidate  who passed  Std X examination earlier shall be  considered first.
5.2 Allotment  of  Trade: Fresher candidates are allowed to exercise their option for trades.  Based on the order of  merit and availability of  vacancy in the respective trade, they will  be  allotted trade. Once trade is allotted, request for change of  trade will not be entertained. Candidates selected against benchmark disabilities, relevant trade permissible to them alone will  be allotted.
In respect of Ex-ITI  quota, they will  be  trained in the trade in which they are in possession of ITI certificate.
5.3    Standard  of  Physical Fitness/Medical  Examination:  The candidate should be  physically fit as per the conditions applicable under the Apprentices  Act,
1961 &  Apprentices  rules.   Selected candidates should produce a Medical
Certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed form signed by  Government authorized doctor (Gaz.) not below the rank of Asst. Surgeon of  Central/ State Hospital in terms of  Railway Board’s letter No. E(MPP)/2009/6/14 dated 04.12.2018.
5.4  Engagement  and contract: The selected ITI/Non-ITI  (fresher’s)  candidates have to execute a contract of apprenticeship under the Apprentices Act-1961 and if such candidate is minor his/her guardian can execute the prescribed contract  as  per  the  guidelines  of   Regional  Director   of   Apprenticeship Training, Guindy, Chennai.
5.5     Transfer  Certificate:  Original  Transfer  Certificate  for  completion  of qualifying  examination  (Std.  XII/  X/  ITI)   must  be produced during verification of certificates. 
5.6    Declaration:  The candidates  are  required  to submit  a  declaration to the effect  that   he/she   is  aware  that  he/she   does  not  have  any  right  of employment in ICF/Railways in future.
(i)  It should be  noted that the selection and training are strictly in compliance with the  provisions of  Apprentice  Act,  1961   and   NO   EMPLOYMENT  IS GUARANTEED TO THE  APPRENTICES ON COMPLETION OF THEIR TRAINING.
(ii) The selected candidates should abide by  the rules and regulations framed bythe Administration from time to time.
(iii) If any declaration furnished by the candidate is found to be  false, he/she will be  disqualified/terminated at any stage of  the training period without any notice.
(iv) Accommodation   must  be   at  their  own cost.  ICF   administration  will   not
provide any food/accommodation for the candidates.

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